Welcome to H-French-Colonial, the international scholarly online network on French colonial history and cultural studies, as well as examining links between metropolitan France and its colonies (past and present). H-French-Colonial encourages discussions of research interests, teaching methods, and historiography.

We are looking for editors and contributors to join the H-French-Colonial team. For information about the available opportunities please see our announcement.

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Call for Applicants - M.A. and Ph.D. in French and Francophone Studies - Penn State

The Department of French and Francophone Studies at The Pennsylvania State University is recruiting outstanding candidates for advanced study leading to the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees. We are able to provide all of our full-time students with generous financial support and full tuition grants. We welcome applicants from historically underrepresented groups, for whom additional internal fellowships are often available. The deadline for submission of applications is January 16, 2018.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-French-Colonial: 16 October - 23 October

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 16 October 2017 to 23 October 2017.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


TOC: Historical Reflections - Romanticizing Difference: Identities in Transformation after World War I

Dear Colleagues,

This special issue explores the theme of essentialist discourses about languages, human collectivities, and human diversity during the interwar years, outside of explicitly racist or antisemitic perspectives.

Please visit the Berghahn website for more information about the journal: www.berghahnjournals.com/historical-reflections

Volume 43, Number 2: Romanticizing Difference: Identities in Transformation after World War I